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in the first/second place

B2 used to ​separate and ​emphasizereasons or ​opinions: I don't ​want to go ​yet - in the first place I'm not ​ready, and in the second place it's ​raining.
(Definition of in the first/second place from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in the first/second place”
in Chinese (Simplified) 第一/第二,首先/其次…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第一/第二,首先/其次…
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